Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend
A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Wind SpeedS 5 mph
Barometer30.21 in (1023.2 mb)
Visibility6.00 mi Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Current conditions at
Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)
Lat: 35.43 Lon: -82.54 Elev: 2165ft.
Tonight Cloudy with a slight chance of rain...drizzle...freezing rain and freezing drizzle. Areas of fog. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Sunday Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Sunday Night Cloudy with a chance of rain and drizzle. Lows in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and drizzle. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of drizzle in the evening... Then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tuesday Cloudy. Rain likely...mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tuesday Night Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent. Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent. Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the upper 20s. Christmas Day Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Friday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Saturday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
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